Ghareeb joined Kaspersky Lab in May 2013. As a Senior Security Researcher he is responsible for studying and analysing different kinds of threats and malware, as well as providing knowledge support in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.
Ghareeb is a GREM Certified malware analyst with more than five years of experience in the field of cyber security. He started as a security incident handler in the Egyptian Computer Emergency Response Team (EGCERT) where for two years he handled different kind of security incidents and attacks on high profile governmental organisations. He also participated in creating and designing the EGCERT Honey-net project. He was then chosen to establish the EGCERT Malware analysis and reverse engineering team, where he worked for 3 years on analysing different kinds of malware and advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks.
Ghareeb holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Ain-Shams University and a diploma in Cyber Security from the Egyptian Information Technology Institute (ITI).